Legal #cannabis businesses are popping up everywhere and this week they’ll take over Boston. After New York and Los Angeles, the Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (#CWCBE) heads to Boston to host dozens of panel discussions and showcase pot-related businesses and innovative technologies. This is one of the largest cannabis conventions in the country, and I had the chance to catch up with show organizer Dan Humiston at the Los Angeles edition.
“The industry has been growing every year since we started in 2014,” says Humiston, who had to deal with a bit of a controversy this year over one of the keynote speakers. Political commentator and former advisor to Donald Trump, Roger Stone, was set to join Reverend Al Sharpton as a keynote speaker in Los Angeles and Boston.
The organizers decided to cancel his appearance after cannabis associations and exhibitors threatened to boycott the event.
Recording-breaking edition in LA
The controversy ended up not impacting the cannabis convention in LA at all. In fact, the 4th annual